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New students will apply to UT Austin scholarships through Apply Texas after the college application is submitted. Additional information will be requested through UT Austin's MyStatus. Scholarship applications must be submitted by December 1st.

university of texas austin 

Home of the Longhorns in the heart of Austin

40,163

undergraduate students

23%

students receiving Pell Grant

96%

students return for sophomore year

$12,693

average financial aid package

74%

financial need met

18:1

student-faculy ratio

32%

acceptance rate

Applying

  • Priority Admissions Deadline for Fall: November 1st (test scores accepted until December 31st)
  • Automatic Admission: top 6% of graduating class

  • Students submit their UT Austin application on Apply Texas

  • Students send their standardized test scores (school code for ACT and SAT: 6882).

  • Students send their high school transcript and college transcript (if applicable).

Essays

Review CSLAP's essay advice and resources here.

Scholarships

New students will apply to UT Austin scholarships through Apply Texas after the college application is submitted. Additional information will be requested through UT Austin's MyStatus. Scholarship applications must be submitted by December 1st.

Connect With A Mentor From UT Austin

Our mentors know the unique challenges RGV students face while applying to and attending college. Let our mentors help through email, phone, or Zoom.